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Adjective: static  sta-tik
  1. Not in physical motion
    - inactive, motionless, still
  2. Showing little if any change
    "a static population";
    - stable, unchanging, stationary
  3. (computing) set, applied or used before run time; not changeable at run time
    "a static variable cannot be changed"
  4. Concerned with, producing or caused by static electricity
    "an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity";
    - electrostatic
Noun: static  sta-tik
  1. A crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    - atmospherics, atmospheric static
  2. [N. Amer, informal] Angry criticism
    "they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"

Derived forms: statics

See also: nonmoving, unchangeable, unmoving

Type of: criticism, disturbance, interference, noise, unfavorable judgment [US], unfavourable judgment [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Static, Tennessee